I need to search each line within a text file for a hash (#). I am using Python 2.7.
I have already implemented the cycle through each line, and can find other expressions but for some reason the code isn't recognising a '#' in any line.
Things I have tried:
if "#" in line:
if '\#' in line:
(line or lines[b] corresponds to the line which my for loop is currently looking at)
The text I am searching is made up of blocks which contains lines like:
Any other ideas?